Corrections to the 2008 Annual Meeting Program
Please note the following corrections to the annual meeting Program. Page numbers refer to the print Program, and are noted for additional details. Forany further last minute changes, additions, and updates, please read the online version of the 2008 Annual Meeting Program.
AHA Program Committee Sessions
David Gilmartin (North Carolina State Univ.) replaces Harjot Oberoi (Univ. of British Columbia) as comment on the session, "Continuity, Rupture, and the Politics of Translation in the Making of the Modern: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Punjab," scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 3, 3:00–5:00 p.m. in the Omni's Congressional Room A (Session 7, p. 87).
Norman Ornstein (American Enterprise Institute) replaces Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-New Jersey) as a panelist on the roundtable, "The People's House: Robert V. Remini's The House: The History of The House of Representatives," scheduled for Friday, January 4, 9:30–11:30 a.m., in the Omni's Palladium Ballroom (Session 45, p. 104).
David Blanke (Texas A&M Univ.-Corpus Christi) replaces Joel Tarr (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) as chair and comment on the session, "Managing Everyday Risks in the Twentieth Century: Pedestrians, the Automobile, and the Enclosure Movement," scheduled for Friday, January 4, 9:30–11:30 a.m., in the Hilton's Monroe East (Session 51, p. 105).
Kristin Stapleton's new affiliation is SUNY at Buffalo. Prof. Stapleton is a panelist on Session 61, "Closing the ‘Passion Gap' in Graduate Education: Strategies for Building Graduate Community and Sustaining the Joy of Doing History," on Friday, January 4, 2:30–4:30 p.m. (p. 117) and will deliver the paper "Master, Mistress, Concubine, Slave: Writing Professional History about Chinese Families for General Audiences," on Session 212, "China Stories: Academic History, Popular History, and Their Publics," on Sunday, January 6, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., in the Marriott's McKinley Room (p. 202).
Session 75: Joel Isaac's new affiliation is Queen Mary, Univ. of London. Andrew Jewett's new affiliation is Harvard Univ. The session, "A Postwar Consensus? Rethinking the Culture of Mid-Twentieth-Century American Social Science," is scheduled on Friday, January 4, 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Omni's Diplomat Ballroom (p. 122).
Peter Piot (UNAIDS and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations) has been added to the roundtable "The Global AIDS Pandemic: Eyewitnesses to History," scheduled for Friday, January 4, 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Omni's Empire Ballroom (Session 82, p. 124).
John Soluri (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) replaces Maria Ligia Prado (Univ. de Sao Paulo) as a panelist on the Presidential Session, "Beyond the Rainforest: Latin American Environmental History: A Roundtable in Honor of Warren Dean," scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 9:00–11:00 a.m., in the Omni's Palladium Ballroom (Session 86, p. 137).
João José Reis (Univ. Federal da Bahia) has been added as co-author with Herbert S. Klein (Stanford Univ.) of the paper "African Slavery" on Presidential Session 120, "Recent Trends—and Challenges—in Brazilian Historiography." Prof. Reis is the 2007 Honorary Foreign Member of the Association. The session is scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Omni's Palladium Ballroom (p. 154).
Deborah E. Harkness (Univ. of Southern California) has been added as a panelist on the session, "From Notes to Narrative: The Art of Crafting a Dissertation or Monograph," scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., in the Omni's Diplomat Ballroom (Session 123, p. 155).
Ana Lucia Araujo's new affiliations are Univ. of Ottawa and Carleton Univ. Prof. Araujo is presenting the paper "Erasing Slavery and Reconstructing Brazilian Identities: The Memorial of Francisco Félix de Souza in Ouidah" on Session 180, "Living History: Encountering the Memory of the Heirs of Slavery, Part 6: Political Uses of the Memory of Slavery in West Africa," scheduled in the Marriott's Virginia Suite A on Sunday, January 6, 8:30–10:30 a.m. (p. 188).
Keith Schoppa (Loyola Coll. in Maryland) replaces Stephen R. MacKinnon (Arizona State Univ.) on Session 182, "Refugees, Violence, and Urban Culture in Wartime China, 1937–45," scheduled for Sunday, January 6, 8:30–10:30 a.m., in the Marriott's Wilson Suite A. Prof. Schoppa will deliver the paper, "The Sea of Bitterness: Reception of Refugees in Zhejiang Localities during the Resistance War." (p. 189)
Session 191: Alexander Dawson (Simon Fraser Univ.) replaces Lisa Sousa (Occidental Coll.) as chair of the session, and will also provide comment. Kevin Terraciano (UCLA) will replace Yanna P. Yannakakis (Montana State Univ.) and deliver the paper, "Imagined Conquests: Constructions of Indigenous Identity in Colonial Mexico Based on Memories of the Conquest." The session, "The Construction of Indigenous Identity in Mexico: The Longue Duree," is scheduled on Sunday, January 6, 8:30–10:30 a.m. in the Marriott's Wilson Suite B (p. 192).
Participants in Session 216 wish to dedicate their panel to the life and work of Daphne Berdahl (Univ. of Minnesota) who died October 5, 2007, after a long battle with breast cancer. Prof. Berdahl was to chair the session, "‘The Wall in the Head': Making East and West on the German-German Border, 1949–89." Session participants invite annual meeting attendees to join the session on Sunday, January 6, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the Omni's Congressional Room B to honor Prof. Berdahl's intellectual inspiration. Commentator Paul Steege (Villanova Univ.) will also chair the session. (p. 203).
Affiliated Society Sessions and Events
The time for the National History Center's Reception on Friday, January 4, was incorrectly listed on page 48 of the Annual Meeting Program; the correct time is 5:45–6:45 p.m.
Allison Clark (Director, History Curriculum and Content Development, College Board) replaces Lawrence Charap (College Board) in presiding at the Advanced Placement History luncheon on Saturday, January 5, 12:15–1:45 p.m. David Armitage (Harvard Univ.) will speak on "The Declaration of Independence and its Global Impact." The luncheon is sponsored by the College Board, the AHA Teaching Division, and the World History Association (p. 167).
Anthony Bogues (Brown Univ.) replaces Michael Hanchard (Northwestern Univ.) as a panelist on MARHO: The Radical Historians Association's session, "Reconceptualizations of the African Diaspora," scheduled on Friday, January 4, from 9:30–11:30 a.m. in the Marriott's Marriott Ballroom Balcony C (p. 113).
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